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Economics and Globalization

Engage Or Retreat? American Views On U.S. Foreign Policy

Washington is torn between two futures for US foreign policy: one of engagement and intervention, another of retrenchment and retreat. The 2020 presidential election will provide an opportunity for the American public to critically assess the Trump administration’s America First foreign policy.

Investing in Ukraine: The New Risk-On Play of Wall Street’s Asset Managers


More Than Neighbors: U.S.-Mexico Trade


Entrevista con Horacio Reyser, Secretaría de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales

Q&A with Secretary for International Economic Relations Horacio Reyser on Historic EU-Mercosur Agreement

Beware Depending on Central Banks to Offset Trade Tension Costs

U.S. leadership in global trade and ensuring fair and open markets may be in question over the past two years. But when it comes to setting the tone in monetary policy, Washington clearly continues to be the indisputable leader. Amid much anticipation from financial markets, the U.S. Federal Reserve lowered interest rates for the first time in over a decade to stave off economic slowdown.